noun (pl) hoki
an edible saltwater fish, Macruronus novaezeelandiae, of southern New Zealand waters
[hoh-kyahng; Chinese huh-gyahng] /ˈhoʊˈkyɑŋ; Chinese ˈhʌˈgyɑŋ/ noun 1. Older Spelling. .
adjective corny and contrived, fake and melodramatic, insincerely emotional; also written hokey noun an emasculated turkey Usage Note slang
[hohk] /hoʊk/ verb (used with object), hoked, hoking. 1. to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value (usually followed by up): a political speech hoked up with phony statistics. noun 2. . /həʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) usually foll by up. to overplay (a part, etc) often hoke […]
[hoh-kin-suh n] /ˈhoʊ kɪn sən/ noun 1. Helen, c1900–49, U.S. cartoonist.